The British know when something is funny. That is why they edited old television shows and rebroadcast The George Goebel Show, The Bob Hope Show, The Sid Caesar Show and The Steve Allen Show.
According to http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/guide/
georgegobelshowt_1299001248.shtml they broadcast one after another week after week.
We find at the referenced web site and I quote: